July 1st is Coming – Are You Compliant?

July 1st is just around the corner Now is the time to think about your compliance requirements. But getting your hours doesn't have to be a headache. IEA offers "on-demand" training options designed to suit YOUR schedule and your training budget. On-Demand means you can jump on-board anytime 24/7 and move through your program at [...]

IEA Announces Scholarship for Disability Management Courses

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship If you're thinking of getting specialized in Disability Management but are concerned about financing your tuition, consider applying for IEA's Summer 2022 CPDM scholarship. IEA offers funding equal to tuition for one class ($599) for eligible candidates. What Does "Eligible Candidate" mean? Candidate is in, or interested in, getting into the [...]

DWC Announces In-Person Trials Starting March 21, 2022

Urgent Report DWC Announces In-Person Trials Starting March 21, 2022 On March 9, 2022, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that in-person hearings will resume starting March 21, 2022, at almost all of the DWC district offices. The only exceptions are Eureka, which is now a completely virtual office, and satellite locations Bishop, Marysville, Chico and Ukiah, which also [...]

How to Navigate Electronic Service

Special Report How to Navigate Electronic Service Effective Jan. 1, 2022, the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) amended its Rules of Practice and Procedure to permit electronic service, including via email. That represents a huge change for the practitioner. This article addresses questions we've encountered since the amendment. The New Rules The new rules are [...]